I live on the Boundary Estate in Shoreditch, east London. Across Bethnal Green Road to the south is the disused Bishopsgate Goodsyard a derelict railway goods depot that has lain abandoned since 1964. Ballymoor and Hammerson are the current owners proposing to redevelop the site with 1.4 million…
31 Jan 2022
15 Oct 2011
I spent Sunday afternoon at the Public Assembly convened as part of the Occupy London protest.
It was inspiring to participate in real-time public democratic organisational processes and decision making.
01 Oct 2011
On Saturday I participated in Media Squares: on the new forms of protests and their media, organised by De Baile, in Amsterdam. I made a presentation…
26 Mar 2011
I went to the protest in London, it was a march to demand [and propose] alternatives to the brutal ideologically driven, financial cuts to public services.
09 Dec 2010
In Britain, the coalition governments destruction of public funding for university education, and the decimation of financial support for arts and their institutions, has indeed induced pain in the arts.